Utilisation vs Usage - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between utilisation and usage

is that utilisation is the act of using something while usage is the manner or the amount of using; use.

utilisation

English

Alternative forms

* (l) (American)

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of using something.
  • The manner in which something is used.
  • The state of being used.
  • Synonyms

    * use

    Usage notes

    * See usage notes at .

    usage

    English

    (wikipedia usage)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The manner or the amount of using; use
  • Habit or accepted practice
  • (lexicography) The ways and contexts in which spoken and written words are used, determined by a lexicographer's intuition or from corpus analysis.
  • # Correct or proper use of language, proclaimed by some authority.
  • # Geographic, social, or temporal restrictions on the use of words.
  • Derived terms

    * usage dictionary * usage guide * usage label * usage lexicography * usage note * usage panel

    References

    * * Sydney I. Landau (2001), Dictionaries: The Art and Craft of Lexicography, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, p 217.

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